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rewind - Rewind the position of a file pointer
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rewind( resource$stream ): bool

Sets the file position indicator for stream to the beginning of the file stream.


If you have opened the file in append ("a" or "a+") mode, any data you write to the file will always be appended, regardless of the file pointer position.



The file pointer must be valid, and must point to a file successfully opened by fopen.

Return Values

Returns true on success or false on failure.

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